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Off-Duty Chicago Fire Captain Drowns In Jackson Park Harbor Tragedy

Captain Darryl Moore died early Monday, officials said.

Fire Captain Darryl Moore died in an apparent drowning early Monday.
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CHICAGO — A Fire Department captain died in an apparent drowning early Monday in Jackson Park Harbor.

Fire officials were looking for a person who fell into the water at 1:30 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Richards Drive, according to tweets from the Fire Department.

Later, the department tweeted that Captain Darryl Moore had died in an apparent drowning while off-duty.

Moore, 55, was pronounced dead at 4:25 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene.